Jimmy Hughes

Jimmy J. Hughes (born February 3, 1938) is an American former rhythm and blues singer, whose biggest successes in the mid-1960s, notably his hit "Steal Away", were important in the early development of the Muscle Shoals music industry.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 3, 1938 (Leighton)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-063818 10-in. 4/24/1941 Bless 'em all King Sisters, The ; Barry Wood Male vocal solo and female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-064063 10-in. 4/11/1941 Bless 'em all Art Kassel Trio ; Kassels-in-the-Air Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio and vocal ensemble songwriter  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hughes, Jimmy," accessed June 1, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114461.

Hughes, Jimmy. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 1, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114461.

"Hughes, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 1 June 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114461

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